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Want to Grow Trees? Consider These 5 Lessons

  • restoration
The Pesalat Reforestation Project in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, works to restore forest within a national park degraded by fire and logging. As of 2013, 450 hectares are under restoration, with over 4,000 seedlings planted. Photo by Aaron Minnick/WRI
  • restoration
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The Causes and Effects of Soil Erosion, and How to Prevent It

  • Forests
  • land use
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • food security
A plum orchid planted in dry soil as a result of drought.
  • Forests
  • land use
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • food security

Will Mexico’s Growing Avocado Industry Harm Its Forests?

  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Avocado
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
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10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
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Collective Action at the Crossroads: What to Watch in 2020

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
renewable energy
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
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4 Ways Farmers Can Adapt to Climate Change and Generate Income

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • restoration
Farmers working on an integrated system in a farm in Paraiba Valley, Sao Paulo. The system combines crops (a native species similar to potato and corn) with palm trees. Photo by Bruno Calixto/WRI Brasil
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • restoration
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6 Barriers to Protecting and Restoring Forests – and Strategies to Overcome Them

  • conservation
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
Congo Basin
  • conservation
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
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sambas
  • Forests
  • fires
  • deforestation
  • agriculture

WRI Experts Offer Perspective on Tropical Deforestation in Science Journal

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • Forests
Deforestation, Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • Forests
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A Tale of Two Cities in Brazil (and the Forest that Connects Them)

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cities
  • restoration
Salvador's city government delivers native trees to residents, as part of an effort to revitalize the surrounding Atlantic Forest. Photo by Marcelo Gandra.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cities
  • restoration

Hundreds of US Communities Are Making Climate Action Plans, but Few Include Forests

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Forests
Angeles National Forest
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Forests
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Local villagers floating past a pile of illegally logged tress in Indonesia
  • Forests
  • deforestation
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A New Tool Can Help Root Out Deforestation from Complex Supply Chains

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
Oil palm
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
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A 5-Step Plan to Protect and Restore Indonesia's Forests

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • low carbon development
Forest on the Mamberamo River in Papua.
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • low carbon development
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Goldman Prize Winner Alfred Brownell Stopped Palm Oil Companies from Destroying Liberian Forests

  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Alfred Brownell on a street in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
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jungle forest trees
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
River guide on the Peruvian Amazon.
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
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Considering the miro tree in Costa Rica. Flickr/World Resources Institute. Photo by Aaron Minnick.
  • restoration
  • Forests
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Debunking Myths: 5 Things to Know About Green Infrastructure

  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Lands
green infrastructure
  • Freshwater
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Lands
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California Made Headlines, but 5 Other U.S. States Also Broke Wildfire Records in 2018

  • fires
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • climate change
  • Forests
Yosemite wildfire
  • fires
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • climate change
  • Forests
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset